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Waitstaff - Assisted Living

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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at The Orchards


Southington, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: 10:30-7pm including every other weekend

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The Food and Nutrition Department at The Orchards at Southington provides fine dining services to residents who live in the 90 apartment community. Residents include seniors 55 and older who opt to be a part of a community that promotes their independent lifestyle. Fine dining at the Orchards at Southington provides the feel of being at your favorite restaurant every night with your favorite wait staff. We strive to go above and beyond to provide the best, fine dining experience, to our customers.

Job Duties:
Conduct pre-meal set up including but not limited to filling water pitchers, filling
butter containers, placing linens and setting out dinnerware and utensils.

Explain menu selections to residents and/or guests so that they are fully aware
of all the menu items that are available; understand and articulate knowledge of
the ingredients used in preparing all dishes on the menu. Understand and
explain all alternative menu choices available.

Take all food orders clearly and precisely.

Assure quality table service by utilizing proper service techniques, and
exhibiting a cheerful, courteous and positive attitude while adapting to the
various needs of each resident.

Time delivery of food from the kitchen and expedite food delivery to residents.
Follow proper sequence of food delivery to insure food arrives to the table at the
correct temperature.

Conduct post meal clean-up including but not limited to removing all dinnerware
to kitchen, vacuuming dining room, and cleaning chairs.

Maintain the highest standard of personal hygiene and adhere to the
department uniform policy including the continuous wearing of a Mulberry
Gardens authorized nametag.

Responsible for promoting an environment that results in resident satisfaction by
exhibiting a positive attitude and timely response to resident needs and

Follow department and The Orchards policies and
procedures and federal, state and local laws and regulations, where applicable.

All other duties as required and consistent with the education and skills required
for this position.


High School diploma or equivalent certificate preferred. Previous experience as a waitperson or in a food service environment desirable.

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